Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support for militants so far, despite President Donald Trump taking a tougher line against Islamabad. US officials have long been frustrated by what they see as Pakistan’s reluctance to act against... Read more
Gen Raheel Sharif, Afghan leaders discuss security
Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif held talks in Kabul Tuesday with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on boosting security and continuing operations against Taliban militants, the military said. The two praised improved relations and pledged that they would not provide a safe haven for militants from each other’s countries... Read more
Video:Ex-Pakistan Taliban members join IS group
An online video released Saturday purports to show former militants of the Pakistani Taliban pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and beheading a man they identify as a Pakistani soldier. The video shows former Pakistani Taliban spokesman Shahidullah Shahid along with dozens of other militants in a wooded... Read more
Afghan forces launch operation in areas bordering Pakistan
Afghan security forces have launched an operation against militants in an eastern province seen as a rear base for the Pakistani Taliban which carried out a school massacre last week. Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul in the aftermath of the school attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar which killed... Read more
Five Pakistani Taliban killed in Karachi clash
Five Pakistani Taliban were killed Wednesday in a clash with Rangers in Karachi, a spokesman for the paramilitary force said. The militants opened fire when Rangers raided their hideout in the Mangopir area of Karachi, Rangers spokesman Sibtain Rizvi said. “The Rangers retaliated; as a result five terrorists were... Read more